Notice of Funding Opportunities

AmeriCorps Nevada

Thank you for your interest in AmeriCorps funding.This page contains information about the process for applying for AmeriCorps grants funded by the federal Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) through Nevada Volunteers.These grants are awarded to organizations that will place AmeriCorps members in service solely in Nevada.Selected organizations receive grants to support AmeriCorps member positions that will engage members in service to meet critical needs.

 

The 2018-2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity is Open

 

Current Funding Opportunities

Current Opportunity Timeline, Information Sessions, and Training

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Grant Year 2018-2019 Deadlines

  • September 20, 2017:  NOFO Released
  • November 2, 2017:  Letter of Intent or Pre-Application Deadline
  • December 8, 2017:  Applicants Notified if Moving Forward in Process

Information Sessions Fall 2017 

Training and Technical Assistance Fall 2017

Technical Assistance for Potential Grantees

Technical Assistance Available to Support the Development of AmeriCorps Applications

Upcoming Webinars

Understanding AmeriCorps & Determining Organizational Fit   October 10, 10:00 am -11:30 am

Developing Your Program Design & Logic Model October 17, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Understanding the AmeriCorps Budget & Budget Narrative October 24, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Understanding the NOFO Narrative & Performance Measures October 31, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pre-Recorded Webinars

  • Understand AmeriCorps and Determining Organizational Fit  This session will help interested applicants understand the fundamentals of AmeriCorps programming and questions that need to be considered to determine if they have the capacity to implement and manage an AmeriCorps program.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Program Design and Logic Models  This session will help applicants understand the key areas of AmeriCorps program design. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of logic models, an essential component of operational grants and a component that must be developed during the course of a planning grant. To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements  This session will walk interested applicants through the required components of the 2017-18 Narrative; what makes a strong 2017-18 narrative; the requirements around national performance measurements; and key documents that will help inform final decisions on performance measurement selection.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the NOFO Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements PP with notes
  • Budget and NOFO Requirements This session will provide insight into the various grant types, budget components and payment methods for AmeriCorps funding. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of the budget related requirements for 2017-18 NOFO. To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the AmeriCorps Budget and NOFO Requirements PP  and  2017 NOFO FAQs

Handouts

2017-2018 Previous Funding Opportunities

Targeted – Healthy Futures and Safer Communities

Important Targeted NOFO Dates

  • April 26, 2017 – Final application Deadline:  Applications are due in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST

 

Other AmeriCorps Programs (VISTA, NCCC) Application Information 

Past 2017 AmeriCorps State and National Grants Notice of Funding Opportunities

Planning Grants

Important Planning Grant Dates

  • December 20, 2016 – Special Planning NOFO Released
  • February 7, 2017- Conference Call With Prospective Planning Grant Applicants 2:00 p.m.  Watch recording  here.  (Begins at 15:10)
  •  March 10, 2017 – Application Deadline: Applications are due in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  •  June 10, 2017 – Applicant Notification: Successful applicants will be notified no later than June 10. 2017

Technical Assistance Webinars

Pre-Recorded Webinars

  • Understand AmeriCorps and Determining Organizational Fit  This session will help interested applicants understand the fundamentals of AmeriCorps programming and questions that need to be considered to determine if they have the capacity to implement and manage an AmeriCorps program.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Program Design and Logic Models  This session will help applicants understand the key areas of AmeriCorps program design. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of logic models, an essential component of operational grants and a component that must be developed during the course of a planning grant. To access the recording from this webinar click here!
  • Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements  This session will walk interested applicants through the required components of the 2017-18 Narrative; what makes a strong 2017-18 narrative; the requirements around national performance measurements; and key documents that will help inform final decisions on performance measurement selection.  To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the NOFO Narrative and Performance Measurement Requirements PP with notes
  • Budget and NOFO Requirements This session will provide insight into the various grant types, budget components and payment methods for AmeriCorps funding. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of the budget related requirements for 2017-18 NOFO. To access the recording from this webinar click here!  Resources for this webinar include the following documents:  Understanding the AmeriCorps Budget and NOFO Requirements PP  and  2017 NOFO FAQs

Important Formula and Competitive Grant Dates

  • January 10, 2017 – Competitive Application Deadline:   Applications are due to Nevada Volunteers in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  • January 18, 2017 – Competitive Application Deadline:  Applications are due to CNCS in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  • February 10, 2017 – Formula Application Deadline:    Applications are due in eGrants and all additional documents are due by email to grants@nevadavolunteers.org by 5 p.m. PST
  • May 15, 2017 – Competitive Applicant Notification:  Successful competitive applicants will be notified no later than May 15, 2017
  • June 10, 2017 – Formula Applicant Notification:  Successful formula applicants will be notified no later than June 10, 2017

 

2016-2017 Previous Funding Opportunities